Critical Evaluation of the Efficacy of New Drugs*

@article{Pannekoek1957CriticalEO,
  title={Critical Evaluation of the Efficacy of New Drugs*},
  author={J. H. Pannekoek},
  journal={Postgraduate Medical Journal},
  year={1957},
  volume={33},
  pages={396 - 401}
}
  • J. H. Pannekoek
  • Published 1957
  • Medicine
  • Postgraduate Medical Journal
  • Sir William Osler, in his still arresting contribution to the Oxford Loose-Leaf Medicine, 'The Treatment of Disease,' states that: ' In the progress of knowledge each generation has a double labour-to escape from the intellectual thralls of the one from which it has emerged and to forge anew its own fetters.' For this occasion I would paraphrase Osler's sarcastic and rather gloomy statement as follows: Every practitioner has to fight a battle on two fronts;' on the one hand against the… CONTINUE READING
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